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. and the battle to get ddt out of san francisco. $ >> tonight we are remembering rachel carson and john muir, whose effort was to stand up for yosemite. he failed and in 1923, a twin was transformed into a lake. and in 2000, bob mckensy brought us the story. >> reporter: for most of us, what we know about this is it supplies bay area cities with drinking water. but before this, there was a beautiful place that looked so much like yosemite it was called the counter part of yosemite. it was a public treasure like its sister valley. city officials felt san francisco was paying too much and when they announced the plan to turn this in a water supply, john muir was outraged. >> no denying san francisco needs water, but you don't need to destroy a national park. >> they saw nothing wrong this and neither did san francisco's mayor. the environmentalist lost the battle and work began on the railroad that would take the supplies there. and they worked on a system to bring the water in to san francisco. it is an impressive system looked at today. this is just a portion of the eight-mile spanning. it r
: a couple found bound and gagged in the middle of a san francisco street. the discovery that turned into a homicide investigation. >>> and a huge day for a huge shipping company. why this could be a record- breaking day for fed-ex. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm it it. >>> we be -- i'm tori campbell. >>> we begin with a big rig fire. it happened at 3:00 this morning. tara moriarty is live with more. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. it's a route that this truck driver says he's taken twice a month. when he came through this parking lot here, there was a wire. he says that's not normally here. that's what the big rig snagged. if you look here you can see the remains of the truck here. now, we could see and hear sparks. there was an explosion and could you feel the heat yards away. it happened around 3:15 at sweeney camp which is part of the juvenile detention facility off fairmont drive. two men were trapped inside the big rig hit the power lines. he just happens to be a volunteer firefighter. >> he trains as a volunteer firefighter told him if you are in energ
a car in san francisco. somehow the vehicle ended up on the tracks at 16th street near 7th. no one was injured. the accident happened around 5:30 tonight. that's when service was temporarily suspended. thecontra costa times is reporting the identity of a man killed in a skateboarding accident. scott hickerson died when he was struck. he was riding his skateboard in the crosswalk when he was hit. the driver stopped, and so far no charges have been file the. >>> friends gathered in antioch to remember that city's latest homicide victim. >> reporter: shot, in his car, in front of his own house. police need tips. they want witnesses. this is a neighborhood full of apprehension. a cluster of candles burn on a dark street. but those who light them don't linger long. nervous, says one man, who shrugs off any fear. >> i want somebody to care about me. he was a good man. >> reporter: he's talking about 43-year-old aaron williams, so the to death just before 11:00 last night. >> what pisses me off is nobody wants to get involved. >> reporter: williams was shot twice. sitting in his car outsi
they are dropping back down to the 50s and 60s. napa like now 57 degrees. downtown san francisco, 66. and san josi, right about 61 degrees. reporting fair skies. overnight lows will be chilly overnight once again, so you definitely want to bundle up for work and school your monday morning. overnight readings in the upper 30s to santa rosa and to the 40s or san francisco and pacifica. san josi, 44 degrees. we're starting out the day in the chilly 30s and 40s. in the afternoon, most areas back into the mid to upper 60s once again. so not much of a change in temperatures, but i'm tracking a cooling trend and when shower chances resurface in in our five-day forecast. >>> thank you, mark. >>> the lights are now back on for thousands of south bay residents after a car crash knock out powers to four neighborhoods. a car struck a utility polite on homestead road in sunnyvale. the accident caused tree branches to fall, as you see here, bringing down the wires. the collision caught pout power 6500 customers. we spoke to one resident who said the whole thing was so loud it actually woke him up. >> i was in
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> san francisco police say a man has now died after he and a wouldn't have been bounded and gagged in the middle of the street. what has witnesses been saying, good morning, allie? >> reporter: one question is where did this crime occur, did it occur where the couple was found or were they assaulted and dropped there? a resident called saying a man and woman lying in the street, they have been bound and gagged together. both victims had suffered and again we know this couple was found and that's part of my investigation so we are reaching out to the nation to find out about what happen. >>> now when police arrive both were taber end for the early morning to be stabilized and hopefully investigators can talk to her and get more information for this investigation. live in san francisco, allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the search could continue for an elderly missing man. he had been working to restore his tore rick boat which is docked on the island and police became concerned because his truck and other personal items were st
in the border of those neighborhoods in san francisco. a resident in the area spotted the couple and called police last night. both victims suffered trauma and police were not able to tell us whether they had been shot beaten or stabbed. we know where the couple was found and investigators are trying to figure out where the crime occurred. >> we are reaching out to the neighborhood and to the community to see if anybody has any information about where the investigation was to find out what happened. >> san francisco police are canvassing the neighborhood and one thing they are trying to find out, where were they injured or were they drafted off after they were assaulted. police are wondering if they have surveillance video and if they have seen anything unusual tip 411. they are waiting for the woman to improve and hopefully once she starts to improve they will be able to talk to her and get more from the investigation that way. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> your time now 6:03, sentencing for the woman convicted of killing michelle le. giselle esteban was convicted of first-
:02 san francisco police has confirmed the man has died after the police found a man and woman inside. >> well the couple was found on the in -- inbound where they spotted a man and woman bound and gagged in the middle of the street. they had some tram in, they -- the man was semiconscious and the woman was semiconscious, they were stabbed and beaten and the question is, where exactly did the crime happen. >> part of the investigation is to find out -- or did they find out they were dumped here. >> reporter: they are also looking for surveillance video if they happen to have them pointed out. earlier this morning, the man was taken to the hospital and died. the woman is still in the hospital and the next step investigators are waiting for her to be stabilized so that hopefully they can talk to her about what happened. allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> east pay losing streak. he was charged with the murder in a parking garage. giselle esteban thought her ex- boyfriend was having an affair with michelle le. she faces 25 years in prison. >>> antolin garcia-torres is due in co
: and torii, there are still lots of unanswered questions at this point. san francisco police say they have canvassed the neighborhood and they are hoping the public steps forward with any information. live from the endingel wood district, brian flores ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it happened at 2314 man der written way. one young man was shot at that home at 10:00 this morning. paramedics have taken him to the hospital but there is no word on his identity. neighbors say he was the stepson of the man who was shot and killed saturday. but police will not say if they believe the shooting was connected. they held a vigil for 53-year- old aaron williams. >>> fisherman are trying to work out a price. they went on strike when seafood brokers decided to lower the price because of decreased demand. spokesperson said they will meet again at 4:00 this afternoon. >>> president barack obama will continue to battle republicans in a fiscal cliff negotiation. the president spoke at a detroit suburb with axle and engines. he continues to push his plan to raise taxes on the wealthy. >> all congress nee
! . >>> a homicide investigation in san francisco, the unusual way the victim was found and why police need your help. >>> we have more on the missing man police are looking for this morning. >>> it could affect your drive, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us this monday morning, i am pam cook. >> let's see how long this will last, steve. >> two days. >> it's cold at night. >> it is going to
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